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Sickle Cell Trait Tied to Higher Kidney Failure Risk for Blacks

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THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Black people with a trait for sickle cell anemia appear to have double the risk of kidney failure that requires dialysis, new research suggests. “Although you cannot change the genes you are born with, doctors can use this information to start screening for …

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Blacks Respond Better to German Measles Vaccine, Study Contends

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Latest Infectious Disease News FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Black Americans respond better to the rubella vaccine, which prevents German measles, than whites or Hispanics, according to a new study. Researchers said their findings could lead to more effective vaccines that target specific groups or individuals. …

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Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib

News Picture: Blacks May Face Higher Stroke Risk From AFib

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Race may play a role in just how dangerous atrial fibrillation — the common irregular heartbeat — might be. New research finds that the risk of stroke is much higher in black Americans with afib than in whites with the condition. It’s known …

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ABC moderator presses Buttigieg on rising arrests of blacks for marijuana in South Bend

ABC moderator presses Buttigieg on rising arrests of blacks for marijuana in South Bend

Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegFive takeaways: Fear of Trump hangs over Democratic debate Klobuchar raises million since start of debate Buttigieg after debate: I would be ‘most progressive’ nominee in party’s history MORE faced questions Friday over the rise in arrests of black residents in South Bend, Ind., for marijuana possession …

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